Windows 10: Windows start menu is empty

Discus and support Windows start menu is empty in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Some time ago I suddenly lost all menu tiles. I can create new tiles but all previous tiles are gone. I've created new ones for the programs I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by DustyB, Dec 7, 2019.

  1. DustyB Win User

    Windows start menu is empty


    Some time ago I suddenly lost all menu tiles. I can create new tiles but all previous tiles are gone. I've created new ones for the programs I frequently use but nothing for those programs I seldom use. Does anyone know what caused this? Years ago before I retired I seem to recall we had this happen at work from time to time. Then tech support would say the "user profile was corrupt" and they would create a new one for us. Is that something that needs to be done on my computer now? How is this done?

    Thanks,
    Dusty B

    Win 10 Home, version 1809, build 17763.864

    :)
     
    DustyB, Dec 7, 2019
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  2. Naki Win User

    Feature suggestion: Add right-click menu

    Suggestion: Please add a Windows 7 Jump-List and/or right-click menu to the GPU-Z icon in the Windows taskbar. Possible menus in it would be "Exit" and "About GPU-Z...".
    Maybe also "Switch to tab 1/Switch to tab 2/Switch to videocard 1/Switch to videocard 2" too.
    Examples of programs that have such menus are ICQ, Skype, AIM.

    NOTE: It seems for a right-click menu, Windows 7 is not needed - it works on WinXP and Vista too.
    But even a Windows 7 Jump-list may be good enough.
    What do you think?
     
    Naki, Dec 7, 2019
    #2
  3. Windows 10 Start menu is empty

    Hi. Steps 1 and 2 didn't do much but step 3 has restored what looks like the list of original Microsoft apps but no sign of any of the many apps I have installed. And there are no tiles in the start menu. Any suggestions please?
     
    LesGrant42, Dec 7, 2019
    #3
  4. Windows start menu is empty

    Start menu is not working on Windows 10

    Hi,

    Iunderstand the frustration if things are not working fine as expected.

    Please help us with below details,


            • When you say "If I sign in under my user name I am in some earlier version", which version you are referring to?

            • Did you made any recent changes to your computer prior to the issue?

            • When you say “I cannot access the start menu and am limited to IP as a browser” Is it refers to Microsoft Edge?

    As an initial steps, I suggest you to check for the Windows version. To do so, follow the below steps:

    1) Login to your computer through user name on which it show earlier version of Windows.

    2) Press Windows key + r.

    3) Type winver, hit enter.

    For the issue related to start menu, I suggest you to refer to the below Microsoft help article and check,

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us...ubleshoot-problems-opening-start-menu-cortana

    Reply with results and necessary information to help you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Krishna Priya V, Dec 7, 2019
    #4
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